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Horn Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||25.5||+0.5||31.5||+1.0|
|Feb 1996-2014 Average||25.0||30.5|
|Feb 1996-2014 Highest||28.1||1st 2002||35.4||2nd 2003|
|Feb 1996-2014 Lowest||21.1||9th 2007||26.0||19th 1997|
|February 2016 Total||18 32.8||5 day(s)|
|Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||477.8||21.3 day(s)|
|Feb 1996-2014 Wettest Total||878.6||2004|
|Feb 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||197.0||21st 1997|
|Feb 1996-2014 Driest Total||193.6||2005|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||90.8||16 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||909.6||43.4 day(s)|
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.
With parts of regional Victoria struggling with dry condition, one remote community is taking matters into its own hands.